Nikon P610 Shots

Discussion in 'Superzoom Salon' started by kyteflyer, Jul 22, 2015.

  1. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer [email protected]@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    Starting off with the nesting swan I shot the other day:
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    Nesting Black Swan by Sue Wotton, on Flickr

    Then, a shot across the swamp:
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    Industry in the Fog by Sue Wotton, on Flickr

    Lastly a dove hanging about in the street.
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    Wood Pigeon aka dove by Sue Wotton, on Flickr
     
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  2. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Nice detail Sue.
     
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  3. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer [email protected]@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    Thanks, Bill. I must admit that I'm really enjoying this little camera :)
     
  4. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer [email protected]@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    One from yesterday morning (also posted in the Fog shots thread)
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    Shots in the fog by Sue Wotton, on Flickr
     
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  5. Covey22

    Covey22 SC Top Veteran

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    Feb 3, 2012
    The Swamp and Fog shots are great Sue!
     
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  6. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer [email protected]@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    Figured it must be time to show some more stuff. I've tended to use the P610 nearly exclusively of late. Its light, easy to use, and I don't even care much that it doesn't shoot RAW, because it seems to me that what it produces is very workable in one's various apps.

    The following are all shot in and around my front yard. Not getting out much.

    22938541996_76ea5cff2a_b.jpg Bob, or Betty.
    by Sue Wotton, on Flickr

    22931774529_1acbd58fc4_b.jpg Rainbird (Koel)
    by Sue Wotton, on Flickr

    23275432422_2fa3ef4d49_b.jpg Bath time
    by Sue Wotton, on Flickr

    22755461423_1fd27188a8_b.jpg Red Wattlebird
    by Sue Wotton, on Flickr
     
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  7. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer [email protected]@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    More from the Nikon

    24381580689_00c498873d_z.jpg Noisy Miner by Sue Wotton, on Flickr

    25424132836_e2e460e6b1_z.jpg Morning visitor, overprocessed :) by Sue Wotton, on Flickr
     
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  8. pniev

    pniev Student for life

    Jun 10, 2013
    I love those birds and landscapes, Sue. Wonderful series!
     
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  9. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer [email protected]@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    Thank you Peter. I'm really liking my superzooms :)
     
  10. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer [email protected]@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    Just can't help myself. These noisy little beggars are out at the water tray every day, but this particular little fellow just loves his bath more than the others. He jumps in and out many many times until he turns into a fluffball...

    This was his second dip:

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    And this was about his 7th or 8th.

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  11. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer [email protected]@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    image.jpeg Also, just for edification, for those of you who don't realise just how large a sulphur crested cockatoo really is: Here's the full size shot of the previously cropped and edited cocky... That is full size in relation to the rock he's standing on. If we had the cockatoo and the noisy miner side by side, the miner would not even reach the cocky's shoulder. Maybe if he stretched up to be tall :)
     
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  12. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Herman
    Wonderful shots! Especially the fog shot, great work! Thanks for sharing Sue.
    Are you (as I am) addicted to zoom? Just wonder.
     
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  13. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer [email protected]@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    I'm addicted for some things, Herman. I try to get as close as I can to the birds, but without a zoom (or at least a long prime) Most shots would be a little blob in the middle of a massive landscape. And, since I cannot afford the $3k+ to get the long prime, I need to use a zoom... and since I can't afford a long zoom with a constant aperture, I make do with my superzooms :) I don't much like zooming for landscapes. Seems to be not much point to that.
     
  14. dalethorn

    dalethorn Guest

    I've never met a cockatoo who didn't love to have their head and neck scratched.
     
  15. Jock Elliott

    Jock Elliott SC All-Pro

    Jan 3, 2012
    Troy, NY
    Superzooms also cut down on the cost of having a "lens bearer" to tote around that massive, heavy, telephoto prime.

    Cheers, Jock
     
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  16. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer [email protected]@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    These are wild birds, Dale, they wont even let you get too close.
     
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